from beginners to advanced
all ages welcome

Amsterdam Oost

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Teaching studio

Cellist Brendan Conroy has 25 years of teaching expericence, working with a wide range of students from beginner to Conservatoire level, whose ages have ranged from 3 to 83. He specialises in teaching using the internationally recognised Suzuki method, and also enjoys working with adult amateur cellists.

Two young cellists

Brendan tutoring an adult amateur cello ensemble

Brendan conducting a string orchestra

Cello ensemble in concert


Brendan Conroy is an Australian-born cellist now based in Amsterdam. He has extensive performance experience in Australia and internationally, including tours to North America, South America, Europe and Asia. He has performed frequently as a section cellist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and was a member of the Diemen Quartet, ensemble-in-residence at the University of Tasmania. Brendan has recorded solo and chamber music recitals for ABC Classic FM. He has studied in Australia, the USA and Europe, and holds a Master's degree from the Royal Conservatorium in den Haag.

As well as teaching at higher levels, Brendan has a particular interest in working with young beginners to help set up the best possible foundations for their development as a cellist. He has completed all levels of Suzuki teacher training, and has taught at International Suzuki summer schools.


06 1616 4812